Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 78 90
Rank change year-on-year -39 +12 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 19 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.81% 1.89% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 7.08% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 51
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £473 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -10.00% +49.79%
10th Percentile £330 £384 £286
90th Percentile £569 £538 £700
South East median daily rate £430 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.42% +5.56% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.00
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +85.19% -50.91%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 745 466 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.73% 26.74% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 250 324
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.18% +1.80%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £256
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.55% +76.97% +26.61%
10th Percentile £18.25 £24.35 £11.90
90th Percentile £70.00 £48.60 £36.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -36 16 £385 -20.00%
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) EAI
3 4 (21.05%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) PaaS
3 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.79%) OpenShift
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
4 3 (15.79%) IaaS
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Impala
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) EAI Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Kafka
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) EAI
2 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (21.05%) UML
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) HDFS
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Talend
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle